Our Team

Ace Creative is a full-service graphic design firm specializing in design for education and nonprofits. We have been trusted for nearly a decade by some of the most well-respected institutions in the world to conceptualize, design, manage, and produce brand identity systems, print design, interactive design, and publications. We also work with some of the area’s most progressive nonprofits and community organizations (at discounted rates) to create or further their message, giving them the recognition and impact they need to advance their missions.

Our team consists of graphic designers, production specialists, interactive developers, writers, proofreaders, photographers, and more who bring unique abilities together in different ways for each specific project.

Our Process

Every project is different. A tailored approach is always taken to ensure each job is produced efficiently and thoughtfully.

The basic steps of most of our projects look something like the flow chart below:

Affiliations and Certifications

We are proud to be a certified Women-owned Business through the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office.

Ace Creative has completed the Streetwise ‘MBA’ Program from Interise.

We have been certified as a Sustainable Business Leader by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts.

Awards and Recognition


Our 2015 campaign for GLSEN’s Day of Silence was named a finalist for the OMMA Awards.

Ace Creative-designed publication Men of Iron: USS Constitutions’s War of 1812 Crew was awarded First Place in The New England Museum Association’s Publication Awards Program in the category of Books, Museum Budget over $500k.

In October 2012 our company earned a Medford Business “Green Award” for our commitment to sustainability.

Who We Are

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Ashley Harding

Creative Director

Ashley combines her fine arts background in photography and painting with a love for writing and language and a passion for design. She enjoys creating clever design concepts that have several layers of meaning.

Before starting Ace Creative in 2002, Ashley worked as an in-house designer at The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Ashley holds a B.F.A. in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design.